Non-Invasive Measurement of Blood Pressure With Ultrasound

by Savitha C Muppala on  June 21, 2011 at 9:29 PM Medical Gadgets
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Investigators at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have devised a non-invasive way of evaluating localized blood pressure within the vascular system.

This method uses ultrasound to correctly measure blood flow and movement of vessel walls.
 Non-Invasive Measurement of Blood Pressure With Ultrasound
Non-Invasive Measurement of Blood Pressure With Ultrasound

Using this device, researchers were able to witness the variations in blood pressure and flow in time and have a detailed picture of the working of the vascular system.  

The new technique will assist physicians in enabling preventive investigations of the cardiovascular system.



Source: Medindia

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